Here is a list of 8 free clipboard manager for Windows. Windows comes with its own clipboard that holds the text that you have copied and lets you paste it back anywhere. However, biggest limitation of it is that it holds only the last copy action, and does not lets holds multiple copy items. To get over this limitation, there have been an advent of many clipboard managers out there, that at bare minimum, let you hold multiple copy actions and let you choose which one you want to paste. Some of these tools restrict you to copy paste only text and at the same time some of these utilities offer you independence to copy and store the desired contents which can be text, images, URLs, audios, and many more. Some of these tools offers you auto-filling feature so that you don’t have to type again and again the same content.
Below I’ve reviewed Clipboard Magic, CopyQ, ClipJump, 3D Clipboard, ClipboardZanager, Advanced Clipboard, Clipcomrade, and PasteCopy.NET.
Clipboard Magic is a free clipboard manager for Windows that eliminates manual copy-pasting of same text again and again. This free clipboard manager lets you store multiple items on the clipboard and helps you while filling a web form or at the time when you need to copy paste again and again in any document. All you have to do is mark the desired text and simply press Ctrl+C, it soon gets copied on this free clipboard manager. You need to double click on any clip if in case you wish to edit the same. It provides you an option to suspend clip archiving so that you can easily stop the text from being copied to this free clipboard utility. It also provides you an option using which you can easily resume clip archiving at anytime with a single click. Not only that, it also provides you multiple configuration options and lets you set program options, loading options, hotkeys, saving options, series pasting, row pasting, and many more. It provides you backup and restore facility with full Unicode language support. Install this free clipboard manager to reduce repetitive typing so that you can increase productivity.
CopyQ is a free clipboard manager that allows you to store, save, and manage multiple clipboard items in a organized manner. As is with all clipboard managers, you can store multiple items. One additional feature that it provides is you can further store entries in different tabes (see screesnshot above). This feature comes really handy if you want to better organize your clipboard. For example, you could be working on multiple documents at a time and might find it easy to create a separate tab for each in this clipboard manager. This freeware lets you store any type of information like HTML, text, images, and many other custom formats. This free clipboard manager lets you customize commands, line interface, and appearance which includes colors, fonts, transparency, etc. It lets you quickly browse through items and provides you multiple system-wide shortcuts so that you can easily edit clipboard, paste as plain text, copy next/previous item, etc. This software also provides search functionality for keyboard entries.
ClipJump is a free clipboard manager that lets you copy multiple items such as images, files, URLs, text or anything you wish to copy unlimited number of items. It lets you manage the items and various other contents available on multiple clipboards. It offers you various hotkeys which you can use to control this free clipboard manager. It lets you easily configure and customize hotkeys. It offers you quick and fast clipboard switching, so that you can easily add the selective data to system clipboard. If you are a novice, this free clipboard manager is apt for you to begin with.
3D Clipboard is a free clipboard manager for Windows that lets you store and keep track of the copied items, allowing you to access them in future. It has the ability to store upto 99 copied items which includes images, URLs, plain text, or anything else. It lets you assign hotkeys so that you can easily edit, auto paste, or perform normal action. It allows you to edit or delete any entry. It also lets you change case (upper case or lower case). It offers you sticky option, which you can use to stick items to menu, so that it remains there until you delete it yourself.
ClipboardZanager is a free clipboard manager that lets you copy any file, images, text, etc. You can choose how many items you want to store in this software (by default you can store 25). One of the best feature of this software is that it preserves your data even if you restart the system. You can choose if you want to use the previously copied data after restart, or start afresh. When you want to paste something from this clipboard manager to your documents, just press the hotkey and it will bring up the paste bar (see screenshot above). This shows all the items that you have stored in this clipboard manager. You can preview certain items (like images) by just hovering mouse over them. Just double click on any item to paste it.
Advanced Clipboard is a free clipboard manager that allows you to create in total 15 individual clipboards, and lets you work on them separately. Each clipboards lets you copy paste desired items such as images, audio, videos, URLs, text files, etc. It never loses your clipboard contents and lets you view and use them, until you delete them. This free clipboard manager offers you preview window which displays all the stored items. Moreover, it lets you assign hotkeys for various actions like cut, copy, and paste, so that you can quickly access and store the chosen contents.
Clipcomrade is a free clipboard manager that allows you to copy files and text, and lets you save all to the clipboard. This free clipboard manager is expandable and lets you expand you clipboard and lets you store up to 1000 entries. It offers you find tool, so that you can search and find items quickly. It provides you various preferences, so that you can customize accordingly and set your hotkeys, in order to manage clipboard with ease. Install this free clipboard manager if you do a lot of copy-pasting.
PasteCopy.NET is a free clipboard manager for Windows that lets you expand Windows clipboard so that you can easily copy more contents to clipboard. This tools lets you copy unicode text and images, rtf (Rich Text Format), text, html, csv (Comma separated values), and more, and lets you save and arrange clipboard items into various categories. It offers you automated functions which include an AutoFill function, and an (auto-) resizable preview pane. It also offers you keyboard navigation facility so that you can quickly perform and manage clipboard with ease. This free clipboard manager offers you preview window which displays all the current items saved in clipboard. Install this clipboard tool to reduce repetitive typing in order to fill out spreadsheets, forms and other work documents, with ease.
So, enough of repetitive typing and copy-pasting. Checkout these free clipboard manager and grab your pick. Don’t forget to drop your feedback and suggestion below.